Category: Job Hunter's Toolbox

The “Spring Break” Job Search

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on March 09

I recently wrote a story about b-school sponsored Spring Breaks to far-flung locales where students get a chance to both sightsee and also meet with local business leaders and learn…

Job Hunter’s Toolbox: Facebook Ads

Posted by: Douglas MacMillan on October 20

Wuests’s story doesn’t have a fairytale ending. But it does have an element he wouldn’t have found posting his resume on HotJobs: real people at a place he wanted to work reaching out to help him because they were genuinely impressed with his creativity.

Job Hunter’s Toolbox: JibberJobber

Posted by: Douglas MacMillan on September 25

Most of us are not aggressive networkers by nature. It’s easy to forget to chase down that friend-of-a-friend for an informational interview, or to send a thank you note to that hiring manager who showed signs of interest. Here’s an online tool that can help you stop cutting corners in your job search.

Job Hunter’s Toolbox: Emurse

Posted by: Douglas MacMillan on September 04

By now, many different versions of your resume are probably scattered all across the web – on job boards like Monster and Yahoo! Hotjobs, on professional networks like LinkedIn, and in the obsessively-tweaked Microsoft Word document on your hard drive. It can be tough to decide where to send each new potential employer for the most up-to-date account of your work history and accomplishments. Your resume fleet needs a home.

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